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San Marino's Lacy Park, Old Mill, and Taiwanese Sister City

San Marino is home to one of the world’s greatest cultural, research, and educational centers the Huntington Library. A private, nonprofit institution, The Huntington was founded in 1919 by Henry E. Huntington, an exceptional businessman who built a financial empire that included railroad companies, utilities, and real estate holdings in Southern California. Huntington was also a man of vision – with a special interest in books, art, and gardens.


“Having a strong city manager is essential to getting things done. Whether it’s keeping our streets clean or our parks maintained are critical for both residents and businesses.” - Bill Wiley, Chairman, Conference and Visitors Bureau


“I wanted the opportunity to give back to the community. Team Beverly Hills opened that door for me. And now as a result of the program, I serve as the chairperson of a commission.” - Dr. Sharona R. Nazarian, Chairperson, Human Relations Commission


“We are a public school family.  It’s the relationship with the City that make our schools special. Good schools make a city better. City’s that fund schools make the schools better.” - Jonathan Prince, Chairman, Beverly Hills Education Foundation


“Beverly Hills is a great city to live in and do business. We have a good blend of what the residents want with the highest performing police and fire departments in the country.” - Bruce Schulman, President, Chamber of Commerce


“Every year you can see the parks improve. So much fun to come here!” - Natalie Gordon, Co-President, Teen Advisory Committee